Self-Adhesive Weights: Correct installation for accurate balancing!

Every tyre fitter knows that wheel balancing weights are the most essential components to the balancing procedure; the process of wheel balancing can’t be completed without them! Depending on the tyre you are balancing e.g. steel or alloy, the main two options available to fitters are knock-on weights and self-adhesive wheel weights respectively. For passenger […]

Stumped by TPMS? Finally an explanation of how TPMS works!

There is nothing wrong in admitting you have no idea how Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems work – you’re not the only one! It’s a technology on the rise and many can’t afford to ignore it any longer. TPMS Recap As you will know, TPMS Sensors provide real-time data and live feedback on the dashboard to […]

Tyre Consumables: BULK BUY SAVINGS

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could save BIG on the garage consumables you’re ordering week in week out? At Tyre Bay Direct we’ve now made this easier than ever. It’s a simple and fair concept for saving on the fitting necessities – the bigger the quantity ordered, the bigger the saving! Simply hit “select […]

Do I need an Automatic or Manual Tyre Changer?

  When searching for the right tyre changer, it can be easy for you to get carried away simply seeking out the cheapest machine possible, not realising it actually might cost you more in labour time or missed customers. Trust us, it happens more than you think! For many the obvious choice might be a […]

What equipment do I need for Motorcycle tyre changing?

  This is one of the most common questions we are asked, and usually is the most simple to answer and can be a little surprising! The main confusion generally comes from not knowing whether you need specific equipment for motorbikes. You may already know that you can use a standard tyre changer and wheel […]